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How to automatically display viewport scale in a drawing?

A - answer You can use the rVPscale utility (reactor) to link a viewport (mview) entity to a text entity (template). It will automatically display the current viewport scale on any viewport change.

Load the rVPscale.VLX file in AutoCAD (e.g. by dragging), start the rVPscale command and pick the watched viewport and a predrawn text entity.

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In AutoCAD 2005 you can also use the text FIELD with viewport scale.

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See also:
Tip 11888:Dynamic label of area and perimeter - DynArea.
Tip 11794:Undocumented code in field expression - MText contents without control characters.
Tip 11565:AttDefault - reset block attributes to default values.
Tip 11404:Operations with attributes inside a block - fields.
Tip 11171:Total number of layouts as a field.

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